Saturday, May 20, 2017

Rome City Brewing Company expanding to 333 Broad. Youth suicide rates skyrocketing. Latest indictments in Floyd County. Graduation today for Rome, Unity and Woodland. Weekend buzz. Sunny today, storms on Sunday. Sports updates

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Bartow EMS: 15-year-old girl severely injured by falling tree at Red Top Mountain park late Friday night. Bartow

Business: Rome City Brewing expanding to a familiar spot -- 333 on Broad. Business

GBI, state health, educators concerned as suicides among young people skyrocket. In the past two months, 14 children have taken their own lives in Georgia. Health

Latest indictments from Floyd County Grand Jury include two charged with child molestation and four charged with riot in penal institution. Indictments

Buzz: SPLOST committee meeting May 25, Tennessee St. closed this weekend in Cartersville, updates from Recycling Center and Pleasant Valley South Baptist hosting kids' Music Week. Buzz

Graduation: Rome, Unity, Woodland graduate this morning. What's next. Graduations

Education: Georgia Northwestern Technical College salutes spring graduates. GNTC

Busy week ahead for Floyd County Schools: End of the year awards programs, last day of school on Thursday and graduations begin Friday night at The Forum. Schools

Georgia Health News: Blue Cross signals it's sticking with Georgia exchange for '18. Health

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine throughout today. Stormy Sunday ahead with chance of severe weather with hail, damaging winds, heavy rain. Forecast

Remembering Richard Warren Anderson, Carolyn Womack Demonia, Marcus Joe "Mark" Poole and Betty Russell. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Nine homes in Rome and Cartersville from $68,900 to $439,800. Open house

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Spring football game updates. 

Rome Braves go extra innings with Lexington. 

Today: Salvation Army's Run for the Homeless. 


RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests Monday including:

8:10 a.m. Melody Harrison of Keller Williams NW real estate and president of the Greater Rome Board of Realtors on the surging home sales market and her recent trip with state colleagues to Washington, D.C.

8:40 a.m. Special Agent in Charge Trebor Randle of the GBI on steps the agency and others are taking to stop what's becoming a surge in suicides by children and other young people.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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